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Scotty Strong I’m a 22 year veteran of Army Special Operations and today I face my toughest battle… my son Scott James Roessler has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Luekemia. Scott is my only son and my true hero. Scott

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Good news for those who support our veterans.

Do you feel safe or scared to sit next to a veteran at school and work? Ask Dr. Apple at There are so many misunderstandings about violence, mental illness, veterans, PTSD and sexual assaults in the classroom and in

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DreamWorks Animation’s Veterans Wear RED

Vet Picture with JK r1

DreamWorks Animation’s veteran employees came together last Friday with CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg in order to show support for deployed service members.

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I am a proud Wal-Mart associate. I have recently pitched the idea of allowing associates to wear RED SHIRT FRIDAY t-shirts. The company says that it supports our heroes, so I have challenged them to back it up in “deed”,

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Forget Not One

Forget Not One

FORGET NOT ONE. Today is RED Friday (Remember Everyone Deployed) April 1, 2016. On this day in 1965, an American civilian, Donald Dawson, a Californian age 25, was captured by the Viet Cong in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Dawson’s older brother,

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SPC Rooney

In support of my brothers and sisters in arms, I want to take this opportunity to make you aware of the desperate NEED for more life insurance on soldiers lives. The military will only give you up to a certain

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MVFR: Support Our Troops

Mountain View Fire Rescue

[July 4th 2014] “On Friday, July 4th you’ll notice the crews of Mountain View Fire Rescue wearing red instead of their normal Class B blue shirts. MVFR is joining the R.E.D. Fridays movement that is occurring across the nation. R.E.D.

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HeroBracelets has raised over $300,000.00

Red Friday HeroBracelet

I’m with We’ve been making memorial and deployed HeroBracelets to raise money for a dozen military family non profits since 2004. We’ve raised over $300,000.00 for the organizations. We’re going to start making a special edition Red Friday HeroBracelet

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2 Marines Embark on a Memorial through hike of the Appalachain Trail in memory of fallen camrade


My brother, Jeff Fowler, and a friend of his are currently 260 miles into a through hike of the Appalachain Trail. Both Marines, they are hiking in memory of their fallen camrade, Jason Karella, who was killed in Afghanistan in

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Rochester Veterans Council


Sent: 2013/02/16 Dear, Portsmouth(NH)…Dennis Sellers(left), President of the Rochester Veterans Council presents a token RED SHIRT FRIDAYS/SUPPORT THE TROOPS shirt to the officers of a U.S. Army unit returning from combat in Afghanistan. This unit was enjoying some downtime

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